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Up to now, trans activists have been extremely successful in intimidating endocrinologists who find the lack of concern about the effects of puberty blockers and crossover hormones disturbing.
They are amazed at how quickly their freedom to speak up on this issue has been quelled. One of my endocrinologist friends has told me quite frankly that he would be in danger of losing his hospital appointment if he advised parents of a trans-presenting child to seek a period of therapeutic assessment before moving on to puberty blockers.
Medical professionals who study youth psychology and treat gender-confused youth are sounding the alarm about court rulings that they claim put transgender ideology ahead of “sound science” and the law.
The Alliance Defending Freedom filed a friend-of-the-court brief on their behalf just after Christmas, in a K-12 bathroom case being appealed to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Yet gender change pushers in the medical community continue to steer patients toward gender change as the first and only treatment. They don’t look for comorbid disorders in the transgender patient. They don’t consider that by pushing patients toward gender change they are preventing them from being diagnosed and treated for another disorder that, according to this study, is likely to be present in two-thirds of patients. For patients undergoing gender change, this can be a quick trip to suicide. For example, for the ones who suffer from major depressive disorder, when they are not diagnosed and treated for the depression, suicide is a highly likely outcome.
We have so many reports of so-called co-morbid disorders in transsexuals. We need to now ask, do transsexuals have co-morbid disorders or do transsexuals have one disorder (mental illness) with just a fabricated CO-DIAGNOSIS of gender dysphoria?
In one example of fraudulent data and altered outcomes, Dr. Redwine found the raw data indicated "62.5% of women had not regained baseline estrogen levels one year after stopping Lupron ... This is definitive evidence of long-term damage to ovarian function.... "Since the '90s, reports have accumulated describing young women who, after lupron, experienced premature menopause, ovarian failure, and infertility. Lupron's manufacturer claims in Lupron's label that the Lupron-induced hypoestrogenism (low estrogen) "is reversible on discontinuation of drug therapy."
The National Women's Health Network (NWHN) "believes that the [FDA] agency should review the safety and efficacy of Lupron® for both its approved and off-label uses. ... a registry should be established to monitor the drug’s effect on women, as well as on any children exposed to Lupron® ... In order to halt this drug from causing damage to even one more woman's health, a concerted effort of women, physicians, health officials, researchers and media is needed. The decision to raise public awareness so that other women could be spared the physical, emotional and financial burdens Lupron causes would truly be in the interest of women’s health around the country. The people who are considering taking Lupron are the ones who have the right to know that they are risking a lifetime of symptoms that may cost them their jobs, spouses, savings and quality of life."
The research and consulting firm Hayes, Inc. warned that “the literature is too sparse and the studies [that exist are] too limited to suggest conclusions” about safety and effectiveness of using Lupron and other GnRH agonists on healthy children to prevent normal puberty. The American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) points out that puberty blockers alter a patient’s body in myriad ways:
In addition to preventing the development of secondary sex characteristics, GnRH agonists arrest bone growth, decrease bone accretion, prevent the sex-steroid dependent organization and maturation of the adolescent brain, and inhibit fertility by preventing the development of gonadal tissue and mature gametes for the duration of treatment.
Let’s be clear. This “affirmative care” that [the UCSF physician] is talking about includes the following:
1. Powerful, dangerous hormones to block kids’ normal puberty.
2. High-dose, high-risk sex hormones with deadly blood clot and cancer risks.
3. Hazardous surgeries for boys to turn the intestine into an imitation vagina while destroying their penis and removing their testicles.
4. Breast binders and mastectomies to destroy teenage girls’ healthy breast tissue, and ovary and uterus removal, ensuring infertility forever.
We are also concerned about the suppression of proper academic analysis and discussion of the social phenomenon of transgenderism, and its multiple causes and effects. Members of our group have experienced campus protests, calls for dismissal in the press, harassment, foiled plots to bring about dismissal, no-platforming, and attempts to censor academic research and publications. Such attacks are out of line with the ordinary reception of critical ideas in the academy, where it is normally accepted that disagreement is reasonable and even productive.
Many of our universities have close links with trans advocacy organisations who provide “training” of academics and management, and who, it is reasonable to suppose, influence university policy through these links. Definitions used by these organisations of what counts as “transphobic” can be dangerously all-encompassing and go well beyond what a reasonable law would describe. They would not withstand academic analysis, and yet their effect is to curtail academic freedom and facilitate the censoring of academic work.
Most of the youngsters undergoing the transformation are autistic, according to a teacher there, who said vulnerable children with mental health problems were being ‘tricked’ into believing they are the wrong sex.
Older pupils at her school who changed gender ‘groomed’ younger, mainly autistic students to do the same;
One autistic teenager is soon to have a double mastectomy;
Pupils who say they were born the wrong sex mimic transgender YouTube stars Carol believes are partly to blame for convincing vulnerable children they have gender dysphoria.
originally posted by: Boadicea
a reply to: infolurker
Thank you for posting -- again.
Every time I think it can't get any worse or any more evil, I find out how wrong I am...
The endocrine society has spoken on this subject....
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM) is an organ of the Endocrine Society. And it is the Endocrine Society which has published clinical practice guidelines on the treatment of gender dysphoria for both adults and children, first in 2009 and then in revised form in 2017. These guidelines—very trans affirmative—were written in conjunction with the World Professional Organization for Transgender Health (WPATH) which is regarded by objective endocrinologists as a radical political group at its core, but which has infiltrated an otherwise responsible, science-based medical organization.
A group of concerned endocrinologists, under the leadership of California-based Dr Michael Laidlaw, an endocrinologist trained in the study of hormones and glands, who treats diseases caused by hormone imbalances in patients, has written a letter of dissent to the editor of the JCEM, which has been accepted and will be published later this month. In a just-issued press release, Dr. Laidlaw’s group warns of the serious dangers of puberty blocking medications and cross sex hormones in the treatment of child and adolescent gender dysphoria: “Children and adolescents with questions about their gender are increasingly being given life-altering, irreversible hormones and surgery which can lead to increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease, life threatening blood clots, permanent sterility, and sexual dysfunction, among other problems,” they state.
originally posted by: thegeneraldisarray
Thank you very much for your very well put together OP! It's fantastic that all the sources are here in this one thread! I hope awareness of this vile cultural shift corrupting our youth spreads to counteract the obvious dangers our children are faced with. This is why if I had kids, the village would NOT be raising them - I see your "village' and I want no part of it, progressives!